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Table 6 Relative abundance of browse species in the waterhole piospheres

From: Piospheric influence on forage species composition and abundance in semi-arid Karamoja sub-region, Uganda

Woody, herbs and forbs forage species % Other plant species % Other plant species %
Triumfetta annua 14.3 Cyathula orthacantha 10.0 Corchorus olitorius 0.1
Ipomea kituiensis 5.4 Lactuca capensis 6.1 Cucumis figarei 0.0
Indigofera erecta 3.8 Scleria spp. 3.8 Ocinia trilobata 0.0
Ocimum canum 3.7 Vernonia poskeana 2.9 Conyza florbeuda 0.0
Solanum incanum 3.3 Kalanchoe lanceolata 2.6 Euphorbia candlebrum 0.0
Maerua pseudopetalosa 3.1 Euphorbia (Louro) 2.6 Urena lobata 0.0
Acacia nilotica 3.1 Senseveria robusta 2.3 Glinus oppositifolius 0.0
Cassia obtusifolia 3.1 Hygrophilia auriculata 2.1 Hibiscus micranthus 0.0
Acacia xanthopholea 2.2 Minuta tagetes 2.0 Podocarpus falcalus 0.0
Acacia drepanolobium 1.6 Leucas martinicensis 1.7 Asystasia gigantica 0.0
Justicia flavus 1.5 Abutilon hirtum 1.2 Senecio abyssinica 0.0
Cassia obtusifolia 1.2 Euphorbia prostrata 1.2 Gamophocarpus frutecosum 0.0
Balanite aegyptica 0.9 Leonotis nepetifolia 0.8 Barleria submollis 0.0
Commelina benghalensis 0.9 Hibiscus micranthus 0.8 Amaranthus spp 0.0
Vigna membranacea 0.6 Dombeya burgessiae 0.4 Nesea auriculata 0.0
Flueggea virosa 0.6 Hibiscus serpens 0.4 Tamarindus indica 0.0
Sida cordifolia 0.5 Acanthospermum hispidium 0.4 Ruellia patula 0.0
Cissus quadrangularis 0.5 Sesamum agustifolium 0.4 Achyranthes aspera 0.0
Sesbania sesban 0.4 Crotalaria spp 0.3 Hypoestes forskahlii 0.0
Dichrostachys cinerea 0.4 Oxygonum sinuatum 0.3 Jasminium abyssinica 0.0
Cadaba farinosa 0.3 Alternanthera sessilis 0.2 Cyanotis arachnoidea 0.0
Ormocarpus trichocarpa 0.3 Asystasia somalensis 0.2   
Sida cuneifolia 0.3 Seseveria gigantea 0.2   
Acacia Senegal 0.2 Barleria submollis 0.2   
Asparagus flagellaris 0.2 Cyphostemma serpens 0.2   
Cordia sinensis 0.2 Aloe rwenzonrensis 0.2   
Acacia mellifera 0.2 Crossandra subacaulis 0.2   
Commiphora africana 0.2 Solanum cordifolia 0.1   
Acacia sieberiana 0.1 Solanum anguivi 0.1   
Balanite grabra 0.1 Portulaca oleracea 0.1   
Grewia holstii 0.1 Orbea dummeri 0.1   
Acacia oerfota 0.1 Otiophora pauciflora 0.1   
Aeschynomene indica 0.1 Hibiscus calyphyllus 0.1   
Desmodium tortuosum 0.0 Hibiscus abyssinicus 0.1   
Lannea humilis 0.0 Methalinia vlutina 0.1   
Commelina difusa 0.0 Sphaeranthui gomphrenoides 0.1   
Caparis tormentosa 0.0 Achyranthera aspera 0.1